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Jan 10, 2013 11:30am PST
in washington, president obama has officially nominated jack lew for treasury secretary. that announcement was made last than half an hour ago. he is if line to replace geithner. last year, he was chosen to be the president's chief of staff and has a reputation as a tough marketers. republicans claim he is few unyielding in past fiscal negotiations but he will unlawful be nominated for secretary of penmanship. can you read that signature? can you read that signature? it will be appearing on all u.s. money if he is confirmed and he will try to improve his handwriting. >> can we forge that? same reason i could never be treasury secretary, either. >> that was interesting. glad he doesn't write prescriptions. now, going outside, you can see the clouds are out there. i will keep the showers in the forecast going today and the cold air comes in tonight with the showers and that is the lingering legacy of the storm system and a chance of showers during the 49ers and packers playoff game. i will give you an update on that. >> the oscar nominations are out and we will go ron: years ago
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 10:00am EST
"washington post," obama needs some binders of women. and it didn't help when hilda solis announced her resignation yesterday. let me bring in political reporter for "the washington post" and staff writer sarah toeplitz. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> let me read to you part of ruth marcus' column. "not an outrage, but a shame. the face of power that president obama has chosen to present to the country and the world with his second term cabinet picks is striking. except for the african-american top of the pyramid for its retro look. white and male. it's "mad men" goes to washington, except it's leaving." >> so much of the debates that went on in the 2012 campaign was about the role of women. it was about mitt romney and his so-called lack of understanding of the role of women and lack of sort of acknowledgement of that. so now, the white house, where they roll out white man after white man, in terms of these top cabinet posts i think it has struck people as some srt of dissident in terms of what the obama claimed to be about and what they're presenting now. i think it's odd to me
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
is president obama's nominee to be the treasury secretary. look at his signature that appeared publicly in the memo on september 2011. "new yorker" magazine says it's the worst autograph in washington. president obama ripped lew about it this afternoon. >> i considered rescinding my offer to appoint him. jack assures me he will work to make at least one letter legible. in order not to debase our currency. >> one of our producers found what could be the true inspiration for the treasury secretary nominee unique signature. the cupcakes here. were not total penmanship snobs on the grapevine, though. it's worth noting if lew is confirmed that loopy signature would be on lower right-hand corner of every new bill you carry. one of the signature moment of the presidential campaign is when republican mitt romney said he asked aides for what he calls binders full of women for possible staff jobs in an effort to illustrate diversity. now some people are saying that president obama is not doing enough to promote diversity with the recent personnel decision. james rosen has the story. >> h
Univision
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am EST
segunda juramentacion del presidente obama..si esta planificando venir a washington ese dia, recuerde que habran extremas medidas de seguridad.. no hay tiempo que perder...... quedan menos de dos semanas para la inauguracion presidencial...se estima que la capital del pais le dara la bienvenida a casi un millon de personas...en el capitolio... la explanada nacional y la avenida pensilvania..los preparativos no cesan... "estamos trabajando en la formacion del programa, escogiendo a los participantes como sabes ya hemos anunciado quienes van a participar en la toma oficial, como tambien quienes van a participar en el desfile nacional, tenemos participantes de todos los estados, de grupos latinos" los ojos de mundo estaran puestos en washington el 21 de enero....y tambien los ojos de miles de policias federales, estatales y locales que estaran vigilantes... paso por paso...en las ceremonias oficiales... "todas las fuerzas de seguridad publica se han unido, han hecho anuncios donde han explicando, las calles que van a estar cerradas, que van hacer las medidas de precauciones que va a tene
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 11:00am PST
budget cycle. >> right now in washington, president obama has officially nominated jack lew for treasury secretary. that announcement was made last than half an hour ago. he is if line to replace geithner. last year, he was chosen to be the president's chief of staff and has a reputation as a tough marketers. republicans claim he is few unyielding in past fiscal negotiations but he will unlawful be nominated for secretary of penmanship. can you read that signature? can you read that signature? it will be appearing on all u.s. money if he is confirmed and he will try to improve his handwriting. >> can we forge that? same reason i could never be treasury secretary, either. >> that was interesting. glad he doesn't write prescriptions. now, going outside, you can see the clouds are out there. i will keep the showers in the forecast going today and the cold air comes in tonight with the showers and that is the lingering legacy of the storm system and a chance of showers during the 49ers and packers playoff game. i will give you an update on that. >> the oscar nominations are out and we will g
CBS
Jan 10, 2013 4:00am EST
. >>> in washington the president's cabinet for a second term is taking shape. today president obama is expected to nominate his chief of staff jack lew as secretary of treasury. he helped balance a budget deal with congress. if confirmed lew will replace timothy geithner. and hilda solis announced she's resigning. she's leaving for california and is expected to run for board on the county supervisors. eric holder, kathleen sebelius and eric shinseki are staying on. >>> this year's flu outbreak is wiegd. it declared a public health emergency. free vaccinations are now being offered. ines ferre reports. >> reporter: the flu hasn't been this bad in boston for years, more than 700 cases have been confirmed so far and statewide 18 people have died. city health officials are preparing for it to get worse. >> in the last two weeks alone we doubled our number. if we continue this rate to see new cases, we'll have an explosion of flu in the city of boston. we really need to get ahead of this at this point in time. >> reporter: but it's not just massachusetts. cbs confirms the 48 states. >> we'r
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 5:30am EST
. >> governor malloy will join us ahead on "morning joe." >>> back in washington x president obama's chief of staff jack lew is expected to be nominated as secretary of treasury replacing timothy geithn geithner. underscoring a focus within the white house on the fiscal battles to come. including a showdown on the debt ceiling. look at his signature. here's what it would look like on its dollar bill. it makes my chicken scratch look good. >>> hilda solis announced that she's resigning. eric holder is staying on at least for now. also remaining on the job secretary of health and human services kathleen sebelius. ray lahood the only republican in the cabinet hasn't signaled whether or not he's leaving this administration. >>> hill kri clinton will be stepping down from her post in the coming weeks. we're not going to call it retirement? >> retirement? >> i don't know if that's the word i would use. certainly stepping off the very fast track for a little while. >> the obama administration pushing back after a picture taken in the oval office, this image by the photographer was featured
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 3:00pm EST
lew before? >> he is almost a cipher to people outside of washington. he has been a washington insider and obama would be happy to have a guy who can get through without a lot of controversial because he will have a fight over chuck hagel. already pulled susan rice. so jack lew has worked with everybody on the hill, republicans and democrats, that's where the came from-spend the early part of his career. everybody knows him, a touch negotiator -- a tough negotiator. >> shepard: a very big player with a lot of work to do. you talk about what's coming up in march with the debt ceiling fight. the president already said he is not negotiating. >> of course and the republicans have drawn a line in the sand. so we have the starting point. now we have to see if either side is going to meet in the third medical. circumstances will force them to do something because if it goes up to the last second the last time they fought this battle, the marked tanked and that there will have to be some compromise. >> shepard: we get these red alerts on the wire services. the pentagon just come out ta
WETA
Jan 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
portfolio. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> susie: president obama named today a "low key" washington hand as his new secretary of the treasury. jacob lew is being called a man who combines tough bargaining with deep economic understanding and a commitment to protecting the safety net for the poor and the elderly. some republicans have promised to oppose lew's nomination, but most say they are reserving judgment. darren gersh has more on this pivotal player. >> reporter: the president introduced his pick for treasury secretary as a man who gets tough jobs done. and one of those jobs will be protecting programs the president supports. >> as the son of a polish immigrant, as a man of deep and devout faith, jack knows every number on a page, every dollar we budget, every decision we make, has to be an expression of who we wish to be as a nation. >> reporter: the two men enjoy an easy rapport that was clearly on display today. >> thank you mr. president for your trust, your confidence and friendship. serving in your administration has allowed me to live out those values my par
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 12:00pm EST
biological, but intellectual. the washington post's ezra cline notes that president obama hasn't named an outsider to his economic team since his initial 2009 picks. in a little over an hour the president will nominate jack lu for treasury secretary, a man who previously served as a budget director and currently as his chief of staff. cline writes, "can it really be the case that after four very difficult years there is nothing the white house would gain in its second term by bringing in outsiders with fresh experience, different relationships, and a new perspective." david corn, there has always been a lot of talk about the ins lears about the obama white house. >> yes. >> i mean, i do think we're kind of like at halftime here and the white males have run up the score so far in the first two quarters. there's still a few more quarters to play in termdz of putting his team together, and given the round of criticism or observations that's coming this we week. >> is -- are you surprised that the white house isn't pushing back more on this? i for one sort of am, but insofar as dave corn h
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 10:00pm EST
. >> thank you. >>> news alert from washington, more changes ahead for president obama's cabinet. secretary of labor announced today she is resigning. she is one of the highest ranking hispanics in the administration. she plans to return to california where she is expected to run for a seat on the los angeles board of supervisors. >>> president obama expected to nominate jacob lou for treasury secretary. he is currently chief of staff he would replace tim geithner. jeff session said if lou is nominated he will try to block his nomination saying he mislead congress ability the obama -- about the obama plans to reduce the national debt. >>> national cathedral will host, same-sex marriages. they decided the new policy when the marriages became legal in dc and maryland. >> i think there is a pretty good consensus in the church about same sex blessing and in places where same-sex marriage is legal. because of our stature goes beyond the episcopal church we are trying to speak out to the christian and interfaith community around the country we stand for marriage equality and with lgbt
PBS
Jan 9, 2013 7:00pm PST
afghan counter parts. karzai is visiting washington. he plans to ask the obama administration to provide advanced high-tech weapons. >>> the japanese prime minister is moving from meeting to meeting to do what which he for the economy. he's putting pressure on the bank of japan to do more. >> it's clear he wants prices to rise. they will conduct monetary easing to reflect the prime minister request for a 2% inflation target. this comes as prime minister abe called for more cooperation for his administration and the bank of japan. >> translator: during the cent allower house election campaign i call eed for the central banko set a 2% inflation target and take bold, monetary easing steps. i want the bank to take this into consideration when it forms monetary policy. >> translator: the government and the central bank have had monetary discussions three times a month. we will continue to exchange with the government. >> they hope to get certain guarantees from the government. these include not having to state when the inflation target will be achieved and the flexibility to change po
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
what lessons president obama can take for him for his second term. joining me now is patricia murphy, editor of citizen jane politics and contributor for the daily beast and washington post political columnist, dana millbank. >> patricia, what can president obama take from lincoln in his second term? >> obviously, there's so much he can take. it's not to flinch in the face of a moral challenge. that's something that the president has said. he most admired about lincoln that there was a moral imperative to end slavery and he knew when to fight and when to unite the nation. i think the president sees a series of moral imperatives, immigration, gun control, the fiscal crisis. all of this i think he's digesting as moral imperatives, i think he's going to take that through his second term and really fight to see the end that he wants to have. i think another lesson he could learn together is to unite this. he needs to get some of this done. he really does. they're not going to make it easy for him. when we hear about a house divided, we've got -- that's what we're facing right now.
CBS
Jan 10, 2013 4:00am PST
violent deaths per 100,000 people. >>> in washington the president's cabinet for a second term is taking shape. today mr. obama is expected to nominate his chief of staff jack lew to be the secretary of treasury. lieu was the director of the office of management and budget during the clinton administration. back then he helped negotiate a balanced budget deal with congress. if confirmed lew will replace timothy geithner. and labor secretary hilda solis announced she is resigning. she's expected to return to california. she's running for board on the county board of supervisors. three are staying on. eric holder, kathleen sebelius and eric shinseki are staying on. >>> this year's deadly flu outbreak is worsening nationwide. the flu is so bad in boston the city has declared a public health emergency. free vaccinations are now being offered. ines ferre has our report. >> reporter: the flu hasn't been this bad in boston for years, more than 700 cases have been confirmed so far and statewide 18 people have died. city health officials are preparing for it to get worse. >> in the last two weeks
CNN
Jan 10, 2013 7:00am EST
the weekend. >>> turning now to washington, d.c., president obama prepared to go, maybe, around congress to enact some tough new gun control laws that sort of comes, according to his vice president joe biden, talking about that yesterday on the eve of his meeting today between gun violence commission and the national rifle association, it's going to be a busy day for the vice president. later this morning he'll meet with sportsmen and wildlife groups. this afternoon it's representatives from gun owners groups including the nra and tonight he sits down with members from the -- executives from the entertainment industry. the white house saying they're in listening mode today and the vice president acknowledging that the president is prepared to use the powers of the presidency possibly to push through a comprehensive gun control plan. here's what he said. >> the president is going to act. there are executive orders, executive action that can be taken. we haven't decided what that is yet. but we're compiling it all with help of the attorney general and all the rest of the cabinet m
LINKTV
Jan 10, 2013 3:00pm PST
. meanwhile, the washington post reports the obama administration has embarked on a discreet but concerted weeks long diplomatic initiative to open channels of communication with the venezuelan government and the absence of chÁvez. in 2002, chavez survived a coup that toppled him briefly. he has long asserted that coup was orchestrated by the united states. >> for more in venezuela, we're joined by michael shifter, president of the inter-american dialogue and an adjunct professor of latin american politics. from claremont, california, we're joined by miguel tinker salas, a professor of pomona college. born in venezuela, author of, "the enduring legacy: oil, culture and society in venezuela." his new book forthcoming is called, "venezuela: what everyone needs to know." michael shifter and miguel tinker salas, we welcome you both to "democracy now!" michael shifter, talk about what is not happening today, the inauguration, and what you feel needs to take place, which side you take. >> thank you very much. i think it is not a surprise the inauguration is not taking place today. i t
SFGTV2
Jan 10, 2013 12:00am PST
has come from washington, dc, to give welcoming remarks here at this summit. tom perez is the assistant attorney general of the civil rights division in washington, dc, he was nominated for that position by president obama and sworn in in october of 2009 and we are all the lucky -- we are all very lucky that that happened in october of 2009. tom has spent his entire career in public service and on protecting the civil rights of our most vulnerable people. tom actually joined the civil rights division as a young lawyer and while he was there he prosecuted some of the most significant cases in the country. lawyers in the civil rights division get fanned out to places in the country to handle cases in mississippi and alabama and california and all over and tom was one of those people. he was sent to texas to handle a very significant hate crime case when he was a young lawyer that involved a gang of white supremacists that went on a killing spree and ended up shooting 3 people and killing one when he was a young lawyer working in the civil rights division. he later served as a to
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
." ♪ ♪ >> dana: the gun debate continues to rage in washington and is now reportedly at the top of president obama's priority list. today, vice president biden met with gun control groups and gun violence victims. tomorrow he is going to sit down with the nra. the administration looks to move quickly, even if it means circumventing congress. >> the president is going to act. execbetive action can be taken. we haven't decided what yet but we are compiling it all with help from the attorney gen and the rest of the cabinet members. as well as legislative action, we believe is required. >> dana: so, bob, let me start with you. you have done legislative affairs for a white house. if you are trying to get a big piece of bipartisan legislation passed through congress do you think it's a good idea that you are planning to circumvent them in the end anyway? >> bob: i'm not sure it's the best strategy you can use. but look, some of this has to be done by executive order because you would never get it through congress. the other thing is the public division here. there are those of us who believe that
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
who did not. >> and less than two weeks until president obama is sworn in for a second term. the streets of washington, d.c. are preparing for the throngs of parades and glamorous falls. our report from -- glamorous and balls. a >> covering the nation tonight, star nfl linebacker was suffering from but the generative disease many took his own life last may. doctors conducted a study of three unidentified brains and found that he was suffering from a dramatic encephalopathy. seau's family says he exhibited symptoms in private and they became worse before he took his own life. pressure to release photographs taken of osama bin laden before and after the raid that killed him. a group argued before the u.s. court of appeals that the obama administration claims it releasing that information could harm national security, but the group says there is not a specific basis for that claim. the appeals panel is concerned that the images could be used by al-qaeda for anti-american propaganda. >> meanwhile, the movie about the killing of osama bin laden, "zero dark thirty" is nominated for bes
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 5:00am EST
this thursday. >> the year is off to an >> you are watching abc 7 "good morning washington." >> president obama dealing with more cabinet changes. secretary of laborer hilda solis plans to resign. she was the nation's first hispanic labor secretary. the white house released a statement calling derek parr her a tireless champion for working families. president obama is expected to nominate white house chief of staff jack lew as secretary of the treasury. he's known as a tough bargainer. some republicans complained that he has been too unyielding on negotiations. his signature will have to be emblazoned on u.s. dollar bills. but you might not be able to read it because his signature is notoriously illegible. >> virginia governor bob mcdonnell urged lawmakers to implement a long-lasting transportation reforms during his state of the commonwealth address. >> we must reform and invest in transportation and infrastructure or job growth and quality family time will suffer. >> he wants to scrap the gas tax and then increase virginia's sales tax to help raise money for transportatio
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
right, richard wolff gets the last word. >>> out of the way. obama's coming. let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this. i think we're looking at a new barack obama. you know the expression let reagan be reagan. i think we're seeing barack obama be barack obama. an in your face challenge to the right wing. he's putting in a guy who knows the lessons of vietnam and iraq and putting him out front, making him his point man as he goes into the war of hawkish republicans who count the months between wars as an unwanted time-out. who like nothing more than the next war to fight. meet barack obama two. he's going to run the way he believes to do it. i like it. i think there's one guy out there by the way ironically rooting for obama. it's the guy who got used by the hawks, saw his place ruined by their lies. his name is george w. bush. and he's sitting down there in texas watching the same old predictable crowd of war hawks trying good their number one more time. only this time there's someone in the white house wise to t
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am PST
had many lessons for the fight unfolding today. what can president obama learn from president clinton's success? good morning from washington. thursday, january 10, 2013. this is "the daily run-down." i'm chuck todd. let's get to my first read of the morning. this afternoon president obama will formally name his chief of staff, jack lew, to replace treasury secretary tim geithner. a sign the white house expects a big fight over the federal budget lew is the safe pick. he has been confirmed twice by the senate before. just in this administration. if confirmed in time, he can face his first test next month over the debt ceiling. lew is a walk among walks. described in one profile by the huffington post. quote, as harry potter grew up and replaced his magic wand with excel spread sheets. if confirmed lew will be the highest ranking orthodox you don't in government. he grew up in queens. brings his own lunch to work. chose sandwich and an apple which he eats at his desk and still commutes back and forth to new york. catching a train home every friday to spend weekends with his wif
WHUT
Jan 10, 2013 7:30am EST
training to conduct air raids or reconnaissance. >>> afghan president hamid karzai is visiting washington. he plans to ask the obama administration to provide the afghan military with advanced high-tech weapons. >>> u.s. vice president joe biden says the white house is determined to act quickly and decisively to stop gun violence. biden heads a task force set up by barack obama after last month's mass shooting at a connecticut elementary school. >> as the president said, if our actions result in only saving one life, they are worth taking. but i'm convinced we can affect the well-being of millions of americans and take thousands of people out of harm's way if we act responsibly. >> biden met with victims of gun violence and gun control advocates at the white house on wednesday. he emphasized that he would work with both sides of the debate to build a consensus on precisely which firearms restrictions are necessary. he said gun violence is a problem that requires immediate action. with americans starkly divided on the issue, biden is also scheduled to meet with pro-gun groups including the
CNN
Jan 10, 2013 12:00pm EST
in washington. if obama really ran on bill clinton's budget on jack, part of that credit has to go his way. you're seeing the president getting people he's comfortable with. there is no time for a learning curve here. we have on march 1 a debt ceiling debate looming. getting somebody that's already in the game i think was something the president thought about in picking him. >> yeah, the president wanted jack lew. he's going to get jack lew. presumably there will be a fight, a few republicans who will ask him very tough questions and probably in the end vote against his confirmation. but i suspect barring some major expose or something that we don't know he's been confirmed several times in the past. here he comes, the president will be introduced. >> geithner and mr. jacob lew. >> good afternoon, everybody, please have a seat. a little more than four years ago, i stood with mr. tim geithner and announced him as my first nominee to my cabinet. we were barely two months into the financial crisis, the stock market had cratered, the housing market had cratered, as well. bank after ban
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 11:00am PST
know, is attuned with me and that's valerie jarrett. >> i'll read from "the washington post" and up all day and i want your incite. obama needs some binders of women. about all of the white guys, what a shame. not an outrage but a shame. a face of power that president obama has chosen to present to the country and the world with his second term cabinet pick is striking except for the african-american president at the top of the pyramid for its retro look, white and male. it's mad men goes to washington except peggy is leaving. i will pose this question that everyone asked today, as well. if mitt romney was selected or elected president and that was the picture of his cabinet, what would be the reaction? >> well, i think we know what the reaction would be. we know what the arguments that were made against mitt romney during the campaign. some of the similar language you see route marcus using in that editorial about "mad men." a 1950s version of america that people sort of accuse mitt romney of having. in some ways, i think if you look at that photo, it sort of suggests the same thin
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 3:00am PST
washington post." "obama needs some binders of women. about all those white guys: what a shame. not an outrage, but a shame. the face of power that president obama has chosen to present to the country and the world with his second-term cabinet picks is striking. except for the african-american president at the top of the pyramid, for its retro look, white and male. it's "mad men" goes to washington, except peggy's leaving. to look at the most important jobs in the government, in 2013, and see such a lack of diversity is just so drearily disappointing especially because it could easily have been so different. imagine the tableau of obama flanked by secretary of state nominee susan rice and defense secretary nominee michele flournoy. that would have been the ultimate you've-come-a-long-way moment. we've heard this since 2009. it's a guys club. "the new york times" has reported that, it's a guys club. he has guys golfing with him. he's got guys playing basketball with him. women have complained quietly about being excluded at the white house since 2009. >> well, i think statistically pres
CBS
Jan 10, 2013 4:30am PST
and president obama are determined to act. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> the berkeley school district will hire consultants to reexamine safety procedures in the event of a gunman on campus. the move comes in the wake of the school shooting in newtown. the consultants will work with police and fire departments on a what to do plan not only for when a violent person comes on campus but also in the event of earthquakes and fires. >>> jerry sandusky is expected back again inside a pennsylvania courtroom as has lawyers argue for a new trial. sandusky's a former penn state assistant coach convicted in a child abuse scandal there. defense attorneys complained they weren't given enough time to prepare for the trial because of all the material from the prosecution. the 68-year-old sandusky maintains his innocence. >>> an executive for mountain have you-based google says -- for mountain view-based google says it needs to end its isolation. he says if they don't allow the country to use the internet it remain behind other nations. >> once the internet starts, citizens in a count
Current
Jan 10, 2013 3:00am PST
revolving door in washington continues to turn. and cabinet secretary has resigned out of the obama administration. who was it? well tell you in just a few moments. first, we'll go to out to los angeles, our current news update with lisa ferguson. >> hey peter. good morning bill. good morning everyone. more gun debate as vice president joe biden takes on a new round of meetings along with attorney general eric holder. first they'll speak with wildlife and sporting groups at 11:45 this morning. on to gun owner's groups including the nra and representatives from the entertainment industry this evening. kathleen sebelius wills attend some of the meetings. it is a big step for president obama's new gun violence task force launched in the wake of the massacre at sandy hook elementary. but it did not necessarily leave many with high expectations. businesses that sell a lot of guns like walmart will also be in on some meetings. those groups are more likely to be influenced by the nra since they're making a big profit off those firearms. and they do not want to appear too entrenched in the
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 5:00am EST
. george washington's estate is displaying items from that historic event in honor of president obama's inauguration. you'll be able to see the suit washington wore. you can also see part of the first draft of washington's inaugural address. the suit will be on display until the end of april. the inaugural address will be on display through march. >>> imagine sharing part of your home with someone for a year and not even knowing about it. in washington state, a retired woman said she couldn't figure out why she could smell what she thought was marijuana, as well as why parts of her house were suddenly cold. she called a furnace repair man. he crawled into the crawl space below her home and that's when they figured out what was going on. >> the good news is i got the vents fixed. but he said, the bad news is, somebody's been making their home under there. i said, you've got to be kidding. i'm glad i could share with him, but i wish they would have let me know. >> she's gracious about it. police found beer cans, a liquor bottle in the space. they say the intruder cut into her heati ing de
CNN
Jan 10, 2013 4:00pm EST
latest interviews. now we send you to washington. cnn's "the situation room" with wolf start right now. >>> brooke, thanks. president obama as the president's inner circle. also, the fierce spread of the flu across the united states and now a shortage of a critical medicine used to treat it. >>> plus, prominent voices lending support to an unlikely idea of a trillion dollar coin. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> judgment, integrity, and friendship all cited by president obama as he nominated his chief of staff, jack lew, to be the next treasury secretary but the announcement is drawing attention to the makeup of the president's second-term cabinet. it's on track to be dominated by men. our white house correspondent brianna keilar is joining us from the white house. what is the white house saying about all of this? >> reporter: wolf, the white house has been asked about this quite a bit. white house press secretary jay carney has said that the president believes diversity is important and he's highlighted that there are a number of women serving in the white house a
CSPAN
Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
. >> afghan president is visiting the u.s. this week. tomorrow meeting with president obama at the white house. also tomorrow, speaking at georgetown university. that is at 5:30 p.m. eastern, and you can see it live on our companion network, c-span. >> the "washington post" recently held a forum on women. labor secretary held that silas spoke about her career from and turning in the white house during the carter administration to serving in the obama administration. since this discussion from december, the secretary announced she is leaving her post at the end of the president's first term. >> good morning, and welcome. we have a remarkable gathering of women this morning, and they are -- their personal stories and backgrounds are as varied as america itself. they come from los angeles and cleveland and baltimore. they grew up poor, not so poor, asian-american, african-american, hispanic, and white. each of them have one thing in common. they are all phenomenally successful. each rose to the top of their field, whether parts or politics or sports, and we are going to talk to them today about h
PBS
Jan 10, 2013 3:00pm PST
obama. he's a tough negotiator, he's pragmatic and he's been around washington, as we've just heard, for the last 40 some years. he's one of the preeminent budget experts in this town and has had a street at the table for some of the biggest budget fights over the last three decades. so the president wanted to have somebody at the treasury who he was very close to and who was going to be armed for the fiscal fights ahead. >> woodruff: you at one point in your profile today, you quote david plouffe, the senior advisor to the president saying lew has a quiet ferocity to him. and you cite an incident during the 2011 debt limit fight with the republicans. >> that's right. it was sort of the 11th hour of negotiations and lew came up with the idea of the sequester and at the last minute the republicans came back and said they wanted to attach medicaid cuts to the automatic spending cuts that would be in place if they weren't able to come up with a long term fiscal solution that we now know is the sequester and lew, he hadn't slept in days, he was on speakerphone and he sort of yelled "no!
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
team obama could use some of those binders full of women. andrea mitchell, nbc news, washington. >>> there's news out of the world of sports. we learned today former nfl star linebacker, junior seau, who committed suicide at the age of 43 last may had the same brain condition diagnosed in at least two former nfl players who also took their own lives. seau's family asked that his brain tissue be analyzed after his death. test results from the national institutes of health show he had a brain disease called cte, caused by repeated blows to the head. symptoms can include memory loss, aggression and depression. >>> now to a life or death struggle that has captured attention around the world. 11 whales trapped under the ice, running out of breathing room. and just as a rescue mission was ramping up, something unexpected took place. it's all happening way up in remote northern quebec. and nbc news chief environmental affairs correspondent anne thompson has our report. >> this is a scene of beauty and bewhich woulderment. the ocean's top predators, killer whales, fighting to breathe in
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am EST
. he will stay busy for the next few days holding talks with several washington bigwigs. >> -- afghan president hamid karzai's visit to the u.s. is well under way. >> on friday, president karzai will meet with president obama. they are set to discuss the number of u.s. troops that will stay in afghanistan after 2014. one of the miamior issues is immunity. officials say if u.s. troops are denied immunity protection from prosecution in afghanistan, all troops could be removed from the country after 2014. >> the united states is not going to put its armed forces or its diplomats or contractors under afghan law. they are representing sovereign american interests and our law controls. >> reporter: security remains shaky in the region. some fear a complete troop withdrawal will place afghanistan back into the chaos of the 1990s that enabled the taliban to seize power and provide a haven for al-qaeda. >> we are in afghanistan to protect american interests. we are not there to make afghanistan a nicer place. we are there to prevent terrorist attacks against the united states. >> reporter: whe
CSPAN
Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
tweets. later today on c-span. >> afghan president hamid karzai who is in washington, d.c. this week met with secretary leon panetta today ahead of meetings with president obama at the white house tomorrow. president karzai will be speaking at georgetown university tomorrow on relations between his country in the u.s. at 5:30 p.m. eastern we'll have live coverage on c-span. >> if you ask how many are self identify libertarians, people who describe themselves as a libertarian, you might be getting between 10% and 15%. if you ask questions about different ideological things, do you believe in x or y, depending on which poll you get, you get 30% of americans calling them libertarians. are you economically conservative but socially liberal, you get over half of americans call themselves that is what they are. because people see these things it does not mean they believe them. if you ask do you want smaller government, they say yes. do you want government to spend less money and they say yes. if you ask them to cut an item on the budget, they do not want to cut anything. it is not clear they
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am EST
washington. he is scheduled to meet with leon panetta and secretary of state hillary clinton. he met with lawmakers on capitol hill wednesday and two more, he will sit down with president obama to discuss the size of the u.s. troop presence after the 2014 withdrawal. >> new developments concerning wednesday's scary accident in new york city that left 11 people seriously injured. hundreds of people were standing on the ferry when it slammed into a manhattan doctor. we have learned of the ferry was recently given a major overhaul, complete with new engines and a new propulsion system. officials say is too early to tell whether those changes had any role in the crash. take a look at this -- amoose on bill loose at a canadian ski resort. >> this pierre took off his skis and started running. the moves chased him. -- the moose chased him. it has been spotted in several different parts of the resort or the last couple of weeks. the resort temporarily shut down lifts because that could be dangerous. >> get him running. >> in snow boots, it is not easy to run. >> at all that snow. >> i love it on
CNN
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am PST
. new information about walmart. a me go today in washington on gun violence. an obama administration official telling cnn walmart's representative will meet only with attorney general, eric holder, and not with the vice president. remember, walmart was originally not going to attend the meeting at all but changed its mind yesterday. >>> when it comes to ending gun violence, vice president joe biden made it clear if congress doesn't pass new gun laws, the president could go it alone, as in bypass congress and issue an executive order. >> the president is going to act. there are executive orders and action that can be taken. we haven't decided what that is yet. we are compiling it all with help of the attorney general and all the rest of the cabinet members as well as legislative action we believe is required. >> gun rights advocates took the remark as a threat charging it is the first step in sfrtrippin americans of their second amendment rights. listen to rush limbaugh. >>> when biden, himself, a liberal democrat, says himself, the president, cabinet, attorney general, a bunch of lef
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